Twenty-four hours after his hour-long downhill hike from the mine, Dean's stilts felt like he'd run a barefoot marathon on cobblestoned streets.
The fifth order (the third of the Dasypaedes) is formed by the Grallatores, divided into 2 " series " - (I) Altinares, consisting of 2 " cohorts," Herodii with I family, the herons, and Pelargi with 4 families, spoonbills, ibises, storks, and the umbre (Scopus), with Balaeniceps; (2) Humilinares, also consisting of 2 " cohorts," Limicolae with 2 families, sandpipers and snipes, stilts and avocets, and Cursores with 8 families, including plovers, bustards, cranes, rails, and all the other " waders."
This he accomplished, first in 1859, a number of times, always with different theatric variations: blindfold, in a sack, trundling a wheelbarrow, on stilts, carrying a man on his back, sitting down midway while he made and ate an omelette.
In 1861 Blondin first appeared in London, at the Crystal Palace, turning somersaults on stilts on a rope stretched across the central transept, 170 ft.
If I was lanky or wearing stilts I don't know what I'd do.
You came by on bamboo stilts, playing horse.
huts on stilts, sharing mats on the floor.
Every night, Tiyan warriors lit channels of fire around the field east of the walls using oil pans propped up by wooden stilts.
This was the temporary wooden building on stilts that stood beside the half-built lighthouse to house the artificers.
The morning was, as expected, very productive and we saw some interesting things including an Australian crake and about 1000 Banded Stilts.
For total escapism, choose a stylish suite perched on stilts over the turquoise water.
I checked into a campground at Twizel and casually told the very friendly manageress that I was looking for Black Stilts.
nonsense on stilts... .
stilts used for years.
stilts over the lagoon.
stilts over the water they have their own private sun deck.
Several sections of motorway, many of which were built above the ground on tall concrete stilts, collapsed or toppled sideways.
The third - about Wall Street's ability to reach the stratosphere - is nonsense on stilts... .
tailed godwits were found and lots more stilts and stints.
There are three types of room, the most upmarket of which are built on stilts over the lagoon.
wooden huts, raised up on stilts against the dampness, begin to be illuminated.
militaris), toucans, trogons, herons, egrets, ibis, spoonbills, boat-bills (Cancroma), ducks, pelicans, cormorants, bitterns, stilts, sandpipers, curlews, grackles, kingfishers, motmots, " Chachalacas " (Ortalida poliocephala), woodpeckers, jays, cuckoos, " garrapateros " (Crotophaga sulcirostris), the ingenious weaver-bird (Icterus), and another species (Cassicus), whose curiously woven, sack-like nests are suspended from the slender limbs of trees, and sometimes even from telegraph-wires, scarlet-crested fly-catchers (Muscivora mexicana), tanagers, mocking-birds (called " zenzontl "), turkeys, partridge, quail (Colinus, Lophortyx, Callipepla and Cyrtonyx), doves, pigeons, eagles, caracara hawks (Polyborus), fishhawks, falcons, crows, and turkey-buzzards (both the red-faced " aura " of North America and the black-faced " zopilote " of the tropics), which are the scavengers of the country.
I had not seen the stilts used for years.
If I was lanky or wearing stilts I do n't know what I 'd do.
Built on stilts over the water they have their own private sun deck.
The first black tailed godwits were found and lots more stilts and stints.
Wooden huts, raised up on stilts against the dampness, begin to be illuminated.
Day Two - Ketchikan: Dock at this fishing village and check out the waterfront houses built on stilts, the upscale gold stores and the totem poles.
Although one pieces are touted as "slimming", anyone with a short torso and a bulging waistline will appear more like an apple mounted on stilts rather than a glamorous swimsuit model.
Shoes: Wear shoes that have an appropriate heel for your height, so that you don't end up looking like you're walking on stilts.
These multi-tasking beds consist of a twin- or full-sized bed elevated on stilts.
One marsh produced our only white tailed plover of the trip along with purple gallinule, many ruff and black winged stilts.
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